3rd August 2016
In April 2016, the Institute underwent a three-day review visit by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). The purpose of the QAA is to safeguard standards for all Higher Education institutions in the UK, which include Alternative Providers such as the IIS.
26th July 2016
Students from the Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH) and the Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) undertook an academic excursion to Andalusia in southern Spain.
30th June 2016
Dr Nuha Al-Shaar presented a paper on The Ritualisation of Food and Table-talk in Arabic Traditions at a conference organised by the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA).
9th June 2016
The graduation ceremony for the seventh cohort of the Institute’s Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) was held on 9th April 2016 at The Ismaili Centre, London
2nd June 2016
The Institute of Ismaili Studies is currently inviting applications for the next cycle of the alumni research grant.
20th May 2016
Codicology is a rapidly expanding area of academic interest. To meet this growing demand, the IIS-ISMC Library hosted an intensive five day workshop on Arabic Manuscript Studies.
25th April 2016
An international team – led by an IIS alumnus Professor Karim-Aly Kassam – will work collaboratively with communities in Asia’s Pamir Mountains to recalibrate their seasonal ecological calendars to predict the future effects of climate change.
25th April 2016
Professor Mohammed Arkoun (1928-2010) was one of the most prominent and influential figures in modern Islamic Studies and a member of the Institute’s Board of Governors. To continue his legacy, the IIS-ISMC Library is creating an archive of Professor Arkoun’s papers that have been donated to the IIS by his wife Mrs Touria Yacubi-Arkoun.
20th April 2016
Dr Mohamed Keshavjee, was honoured with the prestigious Gandhi King Ikeda Award for Peace, for his contributions in the area of mediation and peace studies.
14th March 2016
The Department of Graduate Studies welcomed back third-year students on the Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH), who presented their fieldtrip research papers.